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    Default Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    I have Aventus, GIT and OS.. Also wear TDH and TV. I'm 34, work in sales and wear a suit. I live in Orange County where it's always warm. What would be a good addition? Longevity and silage are important to me as scents seem to not last long on my skin. Would love to hear your suggestions. I've had BDC, YSL.'s, Pure Malt, and didn't care for any of them really. I'm sticking to creed and TDH moving forward and would like to add one to the stable. Thanks in advance for your reply's..

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    Default Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    Spice and Wood is awesome!
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Pure White Cologne is the best Creed I've experienced. It's fantastic for the hot weather and has very good longevity. Super expensive but a split is always a good option.

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    Original Vetiver, Royal Oud, or Millesime 1849 have good lasting power. Although as for Millesime 1849 its only exclusive to the Creed Boutique in NY. As for the others mentioned you can acquire them for reasonable cost for a 2.5oz or 4oz for around $125-$160 if you search in the right areas.

    Good luck

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scentologist View Post
    Spice and Wood is awesome!
    Bingo!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BarRoomHeroes View Post
    Longevity and silage are important to me as scents seem to not last long on my skin.
    If that's the case, you may want to look into another house. Creeds are notorious for having poor longevity.

    If you insist on Creed, Royal Oud smells great and has decent longevity. Original Santal has very good longevity, but I don't care for the smell.

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    I think Neroli Sauvage is great in the heat. Some complain of lack of longevity and sillage but on me it performs well, so maybe try to test first.

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    Default Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    Millesime Imperial...get about 4-6 hours longevity, and is the best smell in the biz. Works best in warmer weather so it should fit the bill in OC. Also, non offensive so it should be a good fit for sales job.
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    Default Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    Royal Oud IMO.

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    +1 Pure White Cologne.

    Great longevity and great for warmer weather.

    Selection Verte is also great for warm temperatures.
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    Himalaya is nice in warm weather.

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    Default Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    For days when you're wearing a suit in hot weather, I'm going to have to agree with Hednic and suggest Royal Oud. It's classy, dresses up really well, and it lasts long for a Creed.

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    Royal Oud ...the only Creed which seems to have lasting power on my skin in hot/humid conditions (around 8 hrs and i can still smell a waft now and then as i move around, though it does take 5 sprays or more)

    Original Vetiver which has a killer opening...reminds me of lush and wet greenery just after a rain and then a very calm and balanced mid / base notes (can smell it around 4 hrs or so, not sure if its there after that as i cant smell it any longer)

    mind you, these are from the samples i procured and used for a while

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    Virgin Island Water should work wonders in that climate. Might be strictly for weekends though as it has a very laid-back, fun, tropical vibe. Longevity is adequate on my skin.
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    Default Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    Quote Originally Posted by Navyy8 View Post
    Millesime Imperial...get about 4-6 hours longevity, and is the best smell in the biz. Works best in warmer weather so it should fit the bill in OC. Also, non offensive so it should be a good fit for sales job.
    This. Except I get 6-8 hours of longevity. I got very lucky receiving this batch.

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    +1 Original Vetiver

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    Your collection is missing the best Creed - Millesime Imperial. If it's warm weather you have, this is your holy grail.
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    Suit? You need pure white cologne

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    Default Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    Quote Originally Posted by rum View Post
    Your collection is missing the best Creed - Millesime Imperial. If it's warm weather you have, this is your holy grail.
    Can't agree more!

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    Default Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    Quote Originally Posted by rum View Post
    Your collection is missing the best Creed - Millesime Imperial. If it's warm weather you have, this is your holy grail.
    What rum said

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    MI or Royal Oud shall do fine ...
    "Thank GOD for the nose, for without it we would not be enjoying these beautiful created Scents" also Remember "Balance is everything and the key to appreciating "

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    Default Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    Bois de Portugal, Royal Oud...

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    Default Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial should do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scentologist View Post
    Spice and Wood is awesome!
    +++1

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    Default Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    Millesime Imperial, Himilaya

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    Suit? Tabarome Millesime. Elegance and sophistication. One of the best!

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    Default Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    Silver Mountain Water if you like tea.4-6 hours on my skin, which is pretty good given my skin type.

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